VCU School of Nursing Announces Visionary Leader Award Call for Nominations

As part of observing its 120th anniversary in 2013, the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing is seeking nominations to honor 120 alumni and faculty, both living and deceased, as Visionary Leaders.

Nominees must be graduates or faculty of the VCU, Medical College of Virginia, St. Philip, or Richmond Professional Institute schools of nursing.  Nomination forms are available on the VCU Nursing website at and must be submitted by Friday, Feb. 1, 2013.

Each nomination will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Nominee has rendered distinctive service in the field of nursing and health care on the local, state, national and/or international level(s) in clinical practice, education or scholarship/research.
  • Nominee is recognized by colleagues and peers for outstanding achievement.
  • Nominee has demonstrated evidence of leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship.

For nominations submitted by email, the subject line should read VCU Nursing Visionary Leader (Nominee’s Name) and be sent to Faxed or mailed applications should be addressed to the VCU Nursing Visionary Leader Nomination Committee c/o VCU School of Nursing Development Office, P.O. Box 980567, Richmond, VA  23298-0567.

Previous MCV Alumni Association Nursing Award and VCU Alumni Star winners will be automatically nominated. A list of past winners can be found on the VCU Nursing website.

The VCU School of Nursing will recognize winners of the Visionary Leaders honor at its 120th anniversary gala on May 30, 2013.  For more information, visit or contact Ethan Scott, development assistant, at (804) 828-3620 by phone,  (804) 828-7743 by fax or by email.

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